BCMF Responds to MNBC Debt Recovery Press Release and Quarter 1 Report

(Vancouver, BC) The Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) sent a press release with the tag line “MNBC Leadership Takes ACTION” and report entitled “MNBC Deficit Recovery Plan FIRST QUARTER REPORT April 1st – June 30th, 2011” yesterday. At first glance the MNBC press release and report appear productive. However after careful review it appears MNBC […]

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Letter to Government Regarding BCMF Financial Review September 2011

The British Columbia Métis Federation (BCMF) continues our efforts to provide awareness of the dire financial situation plaguing the Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC). The BCMF feels strongly that the Métis people of BC have a right to know how the MNBC has mismanaged government funds that directly affect the delivery of programs and services […]

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BCMF Promotes Métis Culture at International Outfits Festival

This past Saturday, September 10, 2011 the BCMF Vice President Daryl Piper and Director Joe Desjarlais attended the International Outfits Festival held in Vancouver at the Kiwassa Neighbourhood House located at 2425 Oxford Street which the BCMF were one of the many contributing sponsors. This multi cultural event was attended by various groups such from […]

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BCMF Financial Review September 2011

The British Columbia Métis Federation (BCMF) is pleased to provide Métis people and stakeholders the following document entitled BCMF Financial Review September 2011. BCMF is immediately calling on governments to complete a forensic audit of the Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) and through their nonprofit corporate secretariat the Métis Provincial Council of British Columbia based on the findings contained […]

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Open Letter to Métis People

The following is an open letter sent by the BCMF to the Métis People of British Columbia… Métis People of British Columbia, I am writing this letter addressed to all Métis people of British Columbia in light of the most recent developments regarding the Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC). Many of you have followed and […]

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BCMF Welcomes New Board Member from Kamloops Wendy Chernivchan

(Vancouver, BC) The BC Métis Federation (BCMF) Board of Directors continues work to establish 14 members in accordance with the BCMF Bylaws. This past week the board approved their newest board member from Kamloops. Wendy Chernivchan is a proud Métis person who is well known and respected in the Métis community in Kamloops and throughout […]

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Another MNBC Chartered Community Decides to leave MNBC

(Vancouver, BC) The Vancouver Métis Cultural Society (VCMS) is one of thirty six (36) defined Métis Chartered Communities in British Columbia that is aligned with the Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC). VMCS was formed in 2006 as a nonprofit organization that signed a Community Charter Agreement with the MNBC in 2007 in an effort to […]

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MNBC Notes to 2010-2011 Financial Statements

Please accept this correspondence in response to the recent MNBC Financial Notes (not dated) signed by the MNBC Treasurer Bob Trumbley and posted to the MNBC website as additional information to the 2010-2011 MNBC Financial Statements. BCMF has decided to send this correspondence to illustrate further inaccuracies in the financial information being posted.

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Recently Released MNBC Financial Statements to be Dissected Live on Coffee Talk Broadcast

Don’t miss tomorrow night’s Coffee Talk broadcast! BCMF President Keith Henry will be joined by BCMF Financial Advisor Sandy Aird and they will be providing an analysis of the long awaited financial statements that were recently released by MNBC. Sandy is a Chartered Accountant and he and Keith will be explaining exactly what these documents […]

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MNBC Release Financial Statements to the Media but not to the Métis People of BC

The following was emailed to Bruce Dumont at the MNBC earlier today after it was learned that the MNBC had provided their financial statements to Global TV News just hours before Global was to run a feature news story on the current state of BC’s Métis  Nation’s political governance… Good afternoon Bruce, I am interested […]

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